Our research on Communication, Media and Journalism is exploring the relationships between media, societies and government around the world. Discover how our work reveals journalism's bigger picture.

In focus

Led from the Department of Journalism Studies at Sheffield, Defining Freedom of the Press (DFoP) is a collaborative, comparative project examining media regulation and ethics in 13 European countries. The groups that could benefit include journalists, readers, special interest groups and more.

Read the DFoP case study

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FemmepowermentAfrique project

Our researchers are supporting women's empowerment and the Covid-19 response in Africa through community radio.

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REF 2014

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment was a great success for the Department of Journalism Studies.

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